Academic Membership

This membership level is open to any university, college, graduate school, high school, department, or program aiming to connect with the resources NESEA has to offer. NESEA Member benefits are conferred to every student, faculty member, and staff person of a participating institution.

Individual student memberships are also available. Learn more here.

Please contact Florence MacGregor at or (413) 774-6051 ext. 10 with questions.

Academic Members

Academic Membership Cost

$250 (1-year)
$450 (2-years)
$1062.50 (5-years)

Academic Membership Benefits

For Students:

  • Access to job openings on NESEA's Jobs Board
  • Invitation to NESEA’s Emerging Professional Career Forums (Free)
  • First notification of NESEA scholarship opportunities

For Students, Faculty, and Staff:

Professional Development Opportunities

  • Special academic pricing for BuildingEnergy conferences
  • Member pricing to BuildingEnergy Pro Tours
  • Opportunity to participate in content planning committees for NESEA programs
  • Invitation to participate in our volunteer work-exchange for waived admission to conferences
  • Subscription to BuildingEnergy magazine

Peer Networking Opportunities

Affordable Financing for Energy Efficiency Projects

  • All students, faculty, and staff have access to affordable financing for energy efficiency products and services through VSECU or CLean Energy Credit Union membership

For the School or Program:


  • Option for an in-person presentation about NESEA and how to leverage a professional association (usually presented to a class)
  • Option to receive a box of BuildingEnergy magazines for distribution

Marketing Opportunities

Recruitment Opportunities

Our Mission

NESEA advances sustainability practices in the built environment by cultivating a cross-disciplinary community where practitioners are encouraged to share, collaborate and learn.